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Jul 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their -- work hard to know your business, offering specialized business and capital. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies. thats why were supplying cleaner-burning natural gas to generate electricity. and its also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol, a biofuel made from renewable sugar cane. >> a minute, mom! >> lets broaden the worlds energy mix. lets go. >> and now, bbc world news. >> 200 feared demead syria in what could be one of the bloodiest episodes. a massacre in hamah province. again the government says it's rebels. >> when -- stands ready to go in and seek verification of facts. if and when there is a credible cease-fire. >> hello and welcome to gmt with me. also coming up in this program, at least 19 killed in south africa after a train hit a truck carrying farm workers at a rail way crossing. we have the latest. and here in the u.k., unauthorized aircraft could be subject t
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Jul 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying cleaner burning natural gas to generate electricity. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol, a biofuel made from renewable sugar cane. >> a minute, mom! >> let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >> and now, bbc world news. >> the banking giant, hsbc made loans to launder billions of dollars. the bank became a gateway for drug money says -- because u.s. regulators failed to act. hello. i am at george with the world of news and opinion. also in the program, the latest clashes in the capital market a turning point. it could make the job a lot harder. the local political athletes from around the world get to know their new friends and neighbors. it is midday
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Jul 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Jul 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
for football, rugby, hockey, tennis, and even zumba will go on later. let us get a chat with hugh thomas. what a day for you. >> cardiff is really ready for the olympics. >> not all of the tickets have been sold. we hear about 38,000-40,000, so the millennium stadium will not be full by any means. will that be disappointing? >> we are expecting a lot of people to decide on the day. they are encouraged by the weather and the kind of atmosphere and we expect more people will turn up. but it is a great number turning out to see the opening game of the olympics. >> people are actually queuing up to buy tickets. a lot going on here in cardiff at the moment. these guys behind us, it is their job to encourage grassroots sports day in and out, but it is a very important day today. >> the legacy is a key to the olympics. we are keen to make sure that we had a legacy going forward to encourage kids to participate in sports in a young -- at a young age. we have gotten the athletes going out to schools and talking to kids about their experiences. >> counselor thomas, thank you very much. the kickoff of th
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Jul 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
of how mass works. this shows us that this is real and we can close this mathematical model. >> you can see why this is quite challenging for the layperson. when people try to go to the moon and apollo 11, we knew that was huge. when we read about penicillin been discovered, we knew that was huge. why is there any practical way in which this could be huge? >> first, there is a philosophical answer to that, which is, i want to know why i am here. let's throw all of that out and just look at the engineering and technology. go back 100 years to the first elementary particle that was discovered, the electron. all the other elementary particles -- we understand how the realm of the very small works. what does that give us? it gives us electronics. think about the computing that has gone into making this discovery. it is immense. what do we get out of cern? they wanted something to handle that they appeared what did they invent? the world wide web. a lot of the detective technology that goes into particle physics finds its way into hospitals and is used in the diagnosis and treatment of coanc
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Jul 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
that we've got used to but that. so far, there's 120 medals awarded and 26 records have been broken. the u.s. and china are in lead of the medal tally but china is ahead on those precious golds. one of those golds went to the sensational young swimmer ye shiwen whose record-breaking performance on saturday has sparked of the game's first real doping controversy. there's been an angry reaction on social networking sites in china after an american coach described ye's swim as disturbing but the head of the british association has defended her saying she's not on drugs. and also within the last hour or so, the british olympic association chairman said the chinese teenager are not on drugs and said ye passed the drug tests. and the international olympic committee has been setting out its position on doping but wouldn't comment it specifically. >> these are the world's best athletes competing at a very high level. we've seen records broken all over the place. in terms of athletes them, as you probably know in the final first five athletes are tested compulsory and two others. it's really -- we ha
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Jul 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
around the world, give us a backdrop to these charges. >> yes. well, the phone hacking scandal burst on to the fumble -- public consciousness last year when it was discovered that the news of the world has hacked into the voicemail of a murdered schoolgirl and that's meant that the police had to reopen their initial inquiries into the phone hacking scandal and now these are the first charges that we're getting. eight people in all would face charges including the prominent names of rebecca brooks and andy collison. they are going to face specific charges of being involved in the phone hacking of that murdered schoolgirl's phone. and as i was saying, that was a very emotive episode when it was discovered that did happen and both rebecca brooks and andy collison has always denied with being involved with that incident. >> these are people, they are not just ordinary journalists like you and me. these are people who are very, very, power. >> that's absolutely right. and this will be a tricky moment for downing street because david cameron took the deficient to hire andy colson as his di
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Jul 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
, with a world of news and opinion. also in the program -- the syrian regime condemns the systematic use of torture. these pictures are based on the victims.ts of the f officials in china have backed off of building a copper factory after thousands said it would lead to pollution. >> in london, the barclays chief executive has announced his resignation in the wake of the interest rate-rigging scandal involving some of his traders. his departure has done nothing to mute calls for an inquiry into not just barclays, but banking culture in london. regulation in britain is under the spotlight. >> bob diamond had hoped to ride out the storm. the embattled $30 million per year and chief executive of barclays had promised to push through a review of the bank's ethics. now he has decided to go after 16 years at the bank. in his resignation letter, he said, "no decision over that period was as hard as the one i make now, to stand down as chief executive. the external pressure placed on barclays has reached a level that it could damage the franchise. i cannot let that happen. i am deeply disappoint
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Jul 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
that it was a suicide bomber holding u.s. driving license from michigan. we are working with the fbi agents in bulgaria to confirm that the license is forged and is not real. so far we don't know what is the real identity of the suicide bomber. >> is rail pass since security and medical teams to assist in the investigation and help the wounded. the prime minister has already blamed and iranian terror attack. in a statement, benjamin netanyahu said all the signs lead to iran and he promised a robust israeli response. bulgaria is a popular destination for israeli tourists and security is always a concern. but officials say there was no specific information about an imminent threat. the explosion happened on 18th anniversary of an infamous attack on a jewish center in argentina which killed 85 people and injured more than 300. chris morris, bbc news. the bulgarianby foreign minister on the phone. what more do we know about the suspect? >> good afternoon. what we know is that there is an increase of evidence pointing in the direction of the main suspect. he was a suicide bomber that approached the bus. he
WHUT
Jul 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
. we proceeded to get out of there as quickly as possible. somebody behind us, maybe a straggler was hit. he heard him say i'm hit, my wife had fallen to the ground partially trampled. i got her up and out of there and we took off. we stopped for a minute and then they said maybe the gunman is coming out where you get your popcorn and everything, and that was it. i had to protect my family. my heart goes out to the victims, but it was a really bad scene. >> we can join our correspondent in los angeles. alster, in the last few hours, so much chaotic information coming in from denver, colorado. tell us the latest information you have. >> well, from the reports, from the eyewitness, the police are saying they do have a 24-year-old white male in custody. police station was just a couple of blocks away from the cinema. when the call came in local time around 1:00 in the morning, they found a man outside the back of the cinema by car and arrested him. apparently he didn't resist arrest. we saw shots of the police then searching his vehicle, using a robot in case there were explosives,
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Jul 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
and the good has been arriving in london. america's first lady, michelle obama, is leaving the u.s. presidential delegation. she spoke to athletes from team u.s.a. in east london. >> i can't begin to tell you how amazing it is for me to be leading the delegation to the opening ceremonies of the 2012 olympic games. some of my fondest memories growing up -- and even as an adult, for that matter -- involve watching the olympics on tv. >> the first lady of the united states, michelle obama, there, ending that report from andy moore. i just want to give you a sense of the excitement that we feel around us here in the olympic park. we can switch to one of our cameras overlooking the park, which gives you just a sense of what a few of the athletes who are already here are doing right now. you can see some of them, i think, walking around the training track, the practice area which has been reserved for the athletes. we've been watching them over the last few hours. i've seen high jumps being practiced. i've seen some sprints being done around the 400-meter track. you can still see some of
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Jul 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
, the report, which was expected to use strong language -- i do not the in many people expected it to be this harsh. the report said it was very critical of the then prime minister and his government's handling of the crisis immediately after. it also said the disaster was made in japan, that some of the fundamental reasons or causes could be found in japanese culture, such as people's reluctance to question authority. was a very harsh report. >> how is it one to play into this ongoing debate, the protests about bringing nuclear power generation back,? >> anti-nuclear activists are welcoming this report. one interesting thing about this report, as well, is the report found there was some evidence that the fukushima power plant was possibly damaged by the earthquake itself. the government has said it was just a tsunami which damaged the nuclear power plant, and that's why the government approved restarting two reactors a few weeks ago. it was restarted over the weekend. one of the reactors has the started generating electricity in japan. the report suggesting that the earthquake
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Jul 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
.m. in washington, and 1:00 in the afternoon in paris, where u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has demanded russia and china and their support for president bashar al-assad. the united states and others are threatening new sanctions on assad. the british foreign secretary says countries who did not impose sanctions were effectively allowing killings to continue. the syrian opposition wants military action instead. >> from their fathers, they inherited syria's now vulnerable dictatorship. on the left, president bashar al-assad refusing to step down. a commander, manaf tlas, has now abandoned him and left the country. i'm less tense times, they were often seen together at damascus restaurants. his father was defense minister until 2004. last year, he also left syria after he was personally named on a list of sanctions. president assad needs the cohesion of his inner circle if he is survived been in office. itsyria's gilded elite, built and supports the institutions of brutality. the question, how many need to defect until the regime crumbles? these are pictures of some of the latest violence.
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Jul 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
by mark e transport t the organization that looks out here in the capital city. mark evans, give us an idea of how big a challenge today was, the first week day of the olympics. >> as you can imagine, we're doing our best not only to get spectators to and from their seats, but also london's work force getting into and out of london, as well. we have 50,000 spectators going out for the cross-country event. that's in the opposite direction of the normal flow. we have to put in specific measures there. that will be important this evening. commuters who normally use the london bridge station, platforms 136, they will not be able to do that tonight. it will have to go to the other stations in order to get home. >> give us some numbers. we are one of the world's great cities. how many commuters would you normally see travelling around london? how many extra people on top of that are you having to deal with? >> on a normal day, 12 million people on the london transport network. on busy days like today, we will carry an extra 3 million trips on our network. 25% increase. that will be focuse
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Jul 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
's military are getting used to having a leading figure from the muslim brotherhood as their president, even though his powers over the army are distinctly limited. >> [speaking foreign language] >> today, the constitutional court aware mohammed mursi was sworn in at just over a week ago, are meeting once again. they are the ones that set this crisis in motion by declaring the parliamentary elections unconstitutional. now, perhaps, they may have an opinion on whether laws passed by parliament have any legal force. it it is a mess, or perhaps just a messy compromise under which the military and the muslim brotherhood could all save face. egyptians will be daring to hope they are not about to plunge into a new political crisis. jon leyne, bbc news, cairo. >> we can talk to jon leyne. as you suggested, mohammed mursi is apparently getting on well with the generals. we are hearing today that members of parliament are allowed to go back into parliament. what kind of backroom deal do you think is going on here? >> interesting -- i've just come back from the parliament. there is security that has b
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Jul 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
. activists say government forces have used tanks and artillery. the rebel forces are likely armed. [speaking foreign language] syrian state media have played down the fighting in the capital. television showed these pictures of troops on the corners of deserted streets on the southern edge of the city center. the clashes in damascus began on sunday in the south side of town, spreading rapidly. they later broke out on the other side of the city. residents said some of the affected districts have been surrounded by troops and tanks. >> tanks are shelling everything, shooting residential houses, shooting every moving thing. people are trying to run away. now, the movement is officially to the south, -- closed completely. >> activists say at least a dozen people have been killed in the cities so far, and dozens other wounded. international diplomacy is moving with the security council about to meet on syria. >> my sincere hope is the members of the security council will be able to discuss with a sense of urgency and take collective action, a sense of unity. we cannot go on like this. so many peo
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Jul 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying cleaner-burning natural gas to generate electricity. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol, a biofuel made from renewable sugar cane. >> a minute, mom! >> let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >> and now, "bbc world news." >> thousands of athletes and officials start arriving in london for the olympic games. seven years in the planning, now it is for real. testing comes for london as the olympic bandwagon gets rolling. hello and welcome. i am george alagiah. a world of news and opinion. a top north korean military official official is sidelined due to illness, but there are speculations he is flexing his muscles. the chaos continues as tho
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Jul 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
say the top brass were too slow to activate their system, only using it on the third and final day of rioting. >> if they had put the resources in on sunday, it would not have spread across the country like it did. i do not think we did enough. answer the, i think the mobilization should have been put into place on sunday. >> once other forces did arrive, many said all they could do was sit in their vans because of mixup over radiofrequency is. police chiefs say they have learned their lessons, but that may not allay the fears of the officers on the ground. cutbacks have made it harder for police to go. -- to cope. >> japan has lost 50 lawmakers as many turn in their resignations. the leader is expected to form a new party as early as this week. this is emt from bbc world news. a return to power from mexico's former ruling party after 12 years in the cold. enrique pena nieto claims of the jury. and the chairman of barclays has resigned after what he called unacceptable attempts by his bank to fix lending rates. the campaign of violence in northern nigeria by the insurgent group of
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Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the hottest favorites at the london olympics are the u.s. men's basketball team. a warmup game in spain on sunday. the u.s. dream team won gold 20 years ago. the current nba stars twice held a 20-point lead. argentina and twice once they come back. it gave the americans plenty to think about. they made the impression of a u.s.. in a tough challenge on live ron james. in the end, it was pretty close. the u.s. won by 86-80. george, you are fully up to date now with all the olympic news. >> thank you very much. this is "bbc world news." olympicead -- greece's tragedy. there. it is too broke to get its olympics to this year's competition. >> cuban dissidents say a prominent opponent has died in a car crash. he was 60 years old. he spoke out against the communist government of fidel and raul castro. >> he spent decades challenging cuba's communist regime. his death is seen by supporters as a huge blow to the country's pro-democracy movement. >> [speaking foreign language] >> he has had an accident and died. that's all we know. at this time, his wife and family have left the hospital. we are
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